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Women’s Herstory Month: Writer’s Cafe with Bushra Rehman

April 19 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
| Richard Harris Terrace – 199 Chambers Street

Women's Herstory Month The Power of the Intentional Woman Past, Present and Future

Join us for refreshing drinks and lunch with Bushra Rehman, author of Roses, in the Mouth of a Lion, Corona, and co-editor of Colonize This! Young Women of Color on Today’s Feminism. Bushra will speak of what inspires her as a queer Asian-American writer, as well as her writing process and techniques for writing. Mingle with other student writers as Bushra leads a creative writing activity for all.

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About Bushra Rehman
Rehman’s dark comedy, Corona, was chosen by the NY Public Library as one of its favorite books about NYC. She’s co-editor of Colonize This! Young Women of Color on Today’s Feminism and author of the collection of poetry Marianna’s Beauty Salon. Rehman’s newest novel, Roses, in the Mouth of a Lion, is a modern classic about what it means to be Muslim and queer in a Pakistani-American community. Roses was noted as a Best Book and Editor’s Choice by The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, People Magazine, The New York Times, Good Morning America, Ms. Magazine

Questions? Email Dr. Linh An at La1092@hunter.cuny.edu.

This event is sponsored by BMCC Women Herstory Month, Women’s Resource Center (WRC), the BMCC-Hunter AANAPISI Bridge Initiative (ABI), and Hunter College’s AANAPISI Project (HCAP).

CCT: Co-Curricular Transcript (CCT) credit approved. Attend two or more CCT approved events for CCT credit.

See a list of all Women’s Herstory Month events at BMCC.

For more information, contact the Women’s Resource Center  at (212) 220-8166 or wrc@bmcc.cuny.edu.